The European emergency number 112 is the only emergency number in Denmark.
112 calls are answered on average within 13 seconds. It is possible to call 112 from a mobile phone even without a SIM card. In addition to Danish, the calls are answered in English, Swedish and Norwegian.
Hearing and speech impaired people are provided with a number for text message communication to emergency call centres.
According to the latest E-communications household and telecom single market survey, 49% of Danes know they can use 112 everywhere in the EU.